Apricot vs. Radishes

Nutrition comparison of Apricot and Radishes


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of apricot versus radishes (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in apricot and radishes:

  • Both radishes and apricot are high in potassium.
  • Apricot has more thiamin, however, radish contains more folate.
  • Apricot has signficantly more Vitamin A than radish.
  • Radish has 3.9 times less sugar than apricot.
  • Radish has 67% less calories than apricot.
  • Radish has 69% less carbohydrates than apricot.
  • Radish is a great source of Vitamin C.
Detailed nutritional comparison of apricot and radishes is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Apricot (Apricots, raw) and Radishes (Radishes, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Radish has 67% less calories than apricot - radish has 16 calories per 100 grams and apricot has 48 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, apricot is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and similar to radishes for fat. Apricot has a macronutrient ratio of 11:83:7 and for radishes, 16:79:5 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Apricot Radishes
Protein 11% 16%
Carbohydrates 83% 79%
Fat 7% 5%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Radish has 69% less carbohydrates than apricot - radish has 3.4g of total carbs per 100 grams and apricot has 11.1g of carbohydrates.

The carbs in radishes are made of 54% sugar and 46% dietary fiber, whereas the carbs in apricot comprise of 82% sugar and 18% dietary fiber.

dietary fiber

Radishes and apricot contain similar amounts of dietary fiber - radish has 1.6g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and apricot has 2g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Radish has 3.9 times less sugar than apricot - radish has 1.9g of sugar per 100 grams and apricot has 9.2g of sugar.

Protein

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Radishes and apricot contain similar amounts of protein - radish has 0.68g of protein per 100 grams and apricot has 1.4g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both radishes and apricot are low in saturated fat - radish has 0.03g of saturated fat per 100 grams and apricot has 0.03g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Radish is a great source of Vitamin C and it has 48% more Vitamin C than apricot - radish has 14.8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and apricot has 10mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Apricot has signficantly more Vitamin A than radish - apricot has 96ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and radish does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Apricot has more Vitamin E than radish - apricot has 0.89mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and radish does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Radishes and apricot contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - radish has 1.3ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and apricot has 3.3ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Apricot has more thiamin, however, radish contains more folate. Both apricot and radishes contain significant amounts of riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.

Apricot Radishes
Thiamin 0.03 MG 0.012 MG
Riboflavin 0.04 MG 0.039 MG
Niacin 0.6 MG 0.254 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.24 MG 0.165 MG
Vitamin B6 0.054 MG 0.071 MG
Folate 9 UG 25 UG

Minerals

calcium

Radish has 92% more calcium than apricot - radish has 25mg of calcium per 100 grams and apricot has 13mg of calcium.

iron

Radishes and apricot contain similar amounts of iron - radish has 0.34mg of iron per 100 grams and apricot has 0.39mg of iron.

potassium

Both radishes and apricot are high in potassium. Radish is very similar to radish for potassium - radish has 233mg of potassium per 100 grams and apricot has 259mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

flavonoids

Naturally occuring in fruits and vegetables, flavonoids are associated with many health benefits and used in a variety of medicinal and pharmaceutical applications. [2][3]

For specific flavonoid compounds, both apricot and radishes contain significant amounts of kaempferol.

Apricot Radishes
kaempferol 0.63 mg 0.86 mg
Quercetin 1.63 mg ~

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Apricot Radishes
beta-carotene 1094 UG 4 UG
alpha-carotene 19 UG ~
lutein + zeaxanthin 89 UG 10 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, apricot has more linoleic acid than radish per 100 grams.

Apricot Radishes
linoleic acid 0.077 G 0.017 G
Total 0.077 G 0.017 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Apricot (Apricots, raw) and Radishes (Radishes, raw) .

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FAQ

Does radishes or apricot contain more calories in 100 grams?
Radish has 70% less calories than apricot - radish has 16 calories in 100g and apricot has 48 calories.

Does radishes or apricot have more carbohydrates?
By weight, radish has 70% fewer carbohydrates than apricot - radish has 3.4g of carbs for 100g and apricot has 11.1g of carbohydrates. the carbs in radishes are made of 50% sugar and 50% dietary fiber, whereas the carbs in apricot comprise of 80% sugar and 20% dietary fiber.

Does radishes or apricot contain more potassium?
Both radishes and apricot are high in potassium. Radish is very similar to radish for potassium - radish has 233mg of potassium in 100 grams and apricot has 259mg of potassium.

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